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  • Teen Smoking Is Down But Marijuana Usage Is Up

    October 18, 2015

    More teens are not smoking, but marijuana usage is going up! While worried parents may take comfort in new statistics that show smoking among American teenagers has dropped 64 percent in recent years, the same report also shows that marijuana use has doubled. http://teens.webmd.com/news/20151015/fewer-teens-smoking-cigarettes-but-twice-as-many-using-pot-cdc?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

    October 15, 2015

    I was on WINK TV’S XCW this morning talking about a new study on CPR: http://www.winknews.com/2015/10/15/healthy-kids-cpr/

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  • Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Flu Season!

    October 8, 2015

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’S XCW talking about the flu this morning. http://www.winknews.com/2015/10/08/healthy-kids-flu-season/

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  • October is Bullying Prevention Month!

    October 3, 2015

    I like this letter written by a man who is on the spectrum and shows what intervention can do for you! https://www.autismspeaks.org/blog/2015/09/29/open-letter-those-who-bully-people-special-needs

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  • Sleep Is So Important!

    October 3, 2015

    Three articles published in the pediatric news this week. I was on WINK TV’s XCW talking about this: http://www.winknews.com/2015/10/01/the-importance-of-sleep/

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  • Great advice!

    September 25, 2015

    Your state of mind is so important! Take a look at this article looking at just that for both students and adults. http://www.webmd.com/balance/news/20150924/mindfulness-stress-school-work?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • This is Mitochondrial Awareness Week

    September 25, 2015

    Yesterday on WINK TV’s XCW, I was on with one of my favorite patients, Drew Andersen. Here’s the link. I am so impressed and proud of this young man each and every time I see him. He has been through so much and is so mature and wise for his age. http://www.winknews.com/2015/09/24/healthy-kids-mitochrondial-disease/

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  • We are all guilty of being too hard on ourselves!

    September 21, 2015

    This is a great read: http://www.webmd.com/diabetes/features/are-you-sabotaging-your-own-health?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • First Annual Energy for Life Walk is to take place on November 14, 2015.

    September 18, 2015

    Please support me in my efforts to help Drew and Mckenzie raise $1,000,000 for Mitochondrial Research! See the attached link for details about the walk and the kids’ story. http://www.energyforlifewalk.org/faf/search/searchTeamPart.asp?ievent=1137190&team=6371282

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  • Now that your children are back in school …

    September 17, 2015

    I have tips to keep them healthy. In case you missed WINK TV’s XCW this morning, I was on talking about just this topic. http://www.winknews.com/2015/09/17/healthy-kids-back-to-school-tips/

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  • Caffeine is in the news!

    September 16, 2015

    It was a hard journey, but I’m pretty much caffeine-free and feeling great. This article came out today. Take a look: http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/news/20150916/caffeine-at-night-may-disrupt-the-bodys-internal-clock?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • Drugs, alcohol and mental well being were in the Pediatric News this week.

    September 10, 2015

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’S XCW this morning discussing all of these! http://www.winknews.com/2015/09/10/healthy-kids-alcohol-concerns/

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  • Head Lice

    September 3, 2015

    I’m trying not to itch! In case you missed it this morning, I was on WINK TV’s XCW talking about the recent research about head lice. http://www.winknews.com/2015/09/03/health-kids-head-lice-and-resistance-to-common-treatments/

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  • Okay, time to take care of ourselves!

    August 30, 2015

    I find we are great in getting care for our children, but neglect our own health. Take a look at this article: http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/features/12-possible-heart-symptoms-never-to-ignore?page=3

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  • WINK TV’s XCW’s Television Segment this morning.

    August 27, 2015

    In case you missed it, I discussed three articles published this week discussing food and children. http://www.winknews.com/2015/08/27/healthy-kids-eating-habits/

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  • Is your teen stressed?

    August 26, 2015

    Here’s a great article on the best way to deal with a stressed teenager. http://www.webmd.com/parenting/raising-fit-kids/mood/tips-teen-angst?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • Good start to the new school year!

    August 22, 2015

    As your children start the school year, here’s a great article on spotting stress. We forget that ‘being a kid’ can be stressful at times. Worth the read: http://www.webmd.com/children/news/20150817/stress-survey?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • National Vaccine Month

    August 20, 2015

    I did my usual Thursday morning segment on WINK TV’s XCW at 6:50 talking about National Vaccine Month, the month of August. It coincided with ‘back to school.’ http://www.winknews.com/2015/08/20/healthy-kids-vaccines/

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  • Depression and Heart Disease

    August 13, 2015

    I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing lead paint poisoning, heart disease and depression along with reading to your baby. http://www.winknews.com/2015/08/13/healthy-kids-depression-and-heart-disease/

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  • Back to School Time!

    August 12, 2015

    Thursday on WINK-TV’s XCW, I talked with Jennifer Stacy about our children getting back to school! We covered many topics but did not get to the following: Back to School Shopping: Don’t forget rebates and receipts. Get priorities and wait for open house or first day of school. Tax-free days – August 7 – 16, 2015 Check out refurbished ...

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